Posted by admin on Aug 27, 2012 in Meeting News
Great news! Our young Friend Stephanie, who is serving in the Peace Corps in Swaziland, has won a grant to develop and improve her preschool! But in order for the grant to be fulfilled, she must raise over $1100 in “community contributions”.
Please consider making a donation to this young Friend!
Click here to go to Peace Corps donation site
Posted by admin on Aug 3, 2012 in Actions
, Peace & Justice
On fifth First Day, 7/31, several Friends participated in letter-writing to encourage our U.S. Senators to reduce the Pentagon budget. Then, on 8/2, five Friends visited Sen. Hagan’s office to hand-deliver the letters, and had a very cordial and – we think – fruitful conversation with her staff person Matt Rumley.
Asheville Friends at Sen. Hagan's office